Global Network of National Geoparks

Features of Geological Heritages and Construction of Geopark in Xinjiang

Source :Journal of Guangxi Normal University(Natural Science) Published :April 27, 2007
Based on the first systematical investigation in Xinjiang,the geological heritages can be classified into 7 different types and 28 subtypes,with 2 new geological heritages subtypes which known as Wenshu Landform and Kuce Landform;Xinjiang's geological heritages are classified into world rank,national rank,province rank,city tank,and each has 5.7%,36.4%,38.3%,19.6% respectively.This paper takes into full account the linkage between the construction of geopark and the development of tourism,which shows a gene...